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Fire Pit Safety Tips You Should Know
Posted on 08/20/2019
Fire Pit Safety Tips You Should Know
Fire pits are not only attractive but are also a fantastic addition to any rural backyard or homestead. They are inexpensive to use; they help to elongate the use of your yard through the fall and winter. However, you must be very cautious when you use a fire pit. You could set the house on fire if you...
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5 Awesome Ways to Boost Your Self Improvement Goals
Posted on 08/13/2019
5 Awesome Ways to Boost Your Self Improvement Goals
Personal development goals require practical efforts to achieve. While it may seem as if these activities are insignificant, they quickly add up to just what you need to grow. Take the time to practice these few tips that are sure to strengthen your stand on the personal growth front. Start with a New Hobby An excellent way to...
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Top Barbecue Accessories For Your Home Grill
Posted on 08/06/2019
Top Barbecue Accessories For Your Home Grill
It's that period of the year where families and friends come out to have fun - nothing else spells fun better than a barbecue and a cold drink. Grilling has gone past the age of kettle grills and charcoal briquettes. With summer approaching, you want to get your grill equipment ready for the warm weather. The grill is...
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Minimizing Your Waste to Nothing
Posted on 07/30/2019
Minimizing Your Waste to Nothing
Post If living green is a new endeavor for you, reducing your waste output down to zero is an ambitious goal. However, it is a noble one. With some re-thinking and effort, you can make great strides in the quantity of trash you and your household produces. Put in some of these practices and what you add to landfills...
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Should You Invest in an Older Home?
Posted on 07/23/2019
Should You Invest in an Older Home?
Older homes can be a great investment opportunity. A solid home in a revitalizing but established neighborhood is perfect for flipping, renting out for additional income or first-time homebuyers. There are a variety of differences between buying an older home that may require renovation and newer homes that are move-in ready. Benefits of Older Neighborhoods Since cities spread...
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Downsizing Your Living Space
Posted on 07/16/2019
Downsizing Your Living Space
People downsize their living-space for all kinds of reasons. Making the decision to downsize shouldn't be a negative experience and shouldn't feel like your downgrading your home. Follow these tips to level up your lifestyle and home enjoyment while downsizing your accommodations. Find a space that works for you. You might be moving from a large home with...
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6 Steps From Fair to Farmhouse Charmer
Posted on 07/09/2019
6 Steps From Fair to Farmhouse Charmer
With all the fixing, renovating, and flipping showing on television, your standard builder grade home seems sadly lacking. When you bought it, you intended to plant yourself here for a while, to moving to a farm to get the farmhouse look isn’t in the cards. Luckily, builder-grade makes the perfect canvas to boost your basic look without busting...
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How to Ensure a Successful Closing
Posted on 07/02/2019
How to Ensure a Successful Closing
Pick a date The best time to set a closing date is at the end of the month as interest at the table is at its lowest then, and you'll want to pick a closing date around the same time your current lease is set to lapse. Take your time The conclusion of the closing means you have...
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Hints And Tips For Selecting Curtains
Posted on 06/25/2019
Hints And Tips For Selecting Curtains
If you are considering framing your windows with long curtains and drapes, they are a great way to add unexpected glamour and personality to your home. The biggest challenge that comes with this for most people is the difficulty in selecting curtains. So, before you head out to your home goods store to buy some, check out these...
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Do you Know the Values of Homeownership?
Posted on 06/18/2019
Do you Know the Values of Homeownership?
You’ve never owned your own home and your thinking about buying. Transitioning mentally from renter to owner can be confusing at times. As a renter, you haven't had to deal with the ins and outs of owning your own home, and as you examine the reality of ownership, it can seem like it involves more cons than pros....
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Tips for Decorating A Small Space
Posted on 06/11/2019
Tips for Decorating A Small Space
Decorating a small space requires plenty of creativity and a good eye for what works well given the purpose of the room and its inhabitant. Unlike a big room or space where there's plenty of square footage to play with, the focus of small areas is a bit different but not an impossible task. Here are some simple...
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Prevent The Sniffles With These Tips
Posted on 06/04/2019
Prevent The Sniffles With These Tips
It's the season of the year when one of the top priorities on everyone's list is to keep away from getting sick. While washing our hands and taking extra vitamins are important your bedroom could be a lurking danger to that goal. We spend on average 7 hours a night asleep or in our bedrooms each day, typically...
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